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Marigold Origin: South America- Argentina and New Mexico Use: Bedding plants, pot culture, edging, cut flowers Height: 6 inches to 4 feet Flowers: Orange, yellow, mixed, red, cream and maroon; rounded or flat heads Foliage: Lacy, feather-like, finely dissected, opposite, often pungent odor
Cosmo Grow to 3-6 feet tall. The leaves are simple, pinnate, or bi-pinnate, and are arranged in opposite pairs. The word Cosmos is derived from the Greek “balanced universe.” Solid pink, white, maroon, and pink with deep pink flares.
Fern World’s oldest living things (even older than the dinosaurs) dating from 300 million years ago Approximately 10,500 species Size varies from the smallest specimen, the wall rue (5- 6cm or 2-3in), to the tree ferns from New Zealand that can reach heights of thirty feet or ten meters high!
Zinnia originated in Mexico and therefore, likes a arm-hot climate. leaves are lance-shaped and sandpaper like in texture. height ranges from 15 cm to 1 meter. yellow, orange, white, red, rose, pink, purple, lilac and multi-colored blooms. stems that bear opposite leaves and terminal flower heads.
English Ivy attach to the bark of trees, brickwork, and other surfaces by way of numerous, small root-like structures, which exude a glue-like substance. Leaves are dark green, waxy, somewhat leathery, and are arranged alternately along the stem. recognized leaf forms, the most common being a 3-lobed leaf with a heart-shaped base. first introduced to the US by European immigrants and is widely sold as an ornamental plant for landscapes throughout the US.
Iron Cross Common Name: Oxalis Iron Cross, Good Luck Plant Exposure: Full sun to light shade Height:10"-12" Rosy pink flowers and foliage with purple cross- shaped markings Flowers in weeks from planting
Snake plant 50 species variously known as bowstring hemp, snake plant, and leopard lily, native primarily to tropical Africa. short, thick roots and long, narrow basal leaves that stand erect. Many species have water- resistant leaf fibers that are used in the manufacture of ropes and for bowstrings.
Aloe Vera Latin name for the plant that goes by several other names including burn plant, elephant's gall and lily of the desert. The earliest record of this native plant dates back thousands of years in ancient Egyptian. The aloe plant has long green stems that grow up to one foot long. The stems have gray spots and soft, tiny teeth on the edges.
Christmas Cactus evolved in the last 30 to 40 million years ago. The flowers are available in a wide variety of colors including red, purple, orange, pink, fuschia, cream, etc. The green, flattened, leaf- like structures that make up the majority of a Christmas Cactus are actually modified stem segments called cladodes.
Blue Salvia feathery foliage and a profusion of plume-like flower spikes made up of unusual upside-down, blue flowers in late spring Native to Eastern Europe, this wildflower Salvia is easily grown in any well-drained soil.